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Research at HSVA

Operating at the forefront of technology requires substantial investments in research and technological development. HSVA is committed to maintain the position achieved and performs research in all areas relevant to our field. Naturally, CFD developments form a prominent part of our research activities which are mostly run as collaborative projects in the context of nationally funded research schemes or under the umbrella of European Framework Programmes.

In addition to the numerical work there is still a considerable amount or research either related to advanced experimental techniques or the use of experimental facilities to either improve existing or develop new maritime products, ships, platforms or other.

The main focus of our research activities lies on further improvements of our own tools and their application to HSVA’s main strategic objectives. The following links provide more information on dedicated research performed in the field of